4 Tips to Upgrade Your Home Office

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Photo from Diane Bergeron Interiors

The home office is not a living space. It’s a space purposed to work. Working at home requires comfort, concentration, and style too. For most of the time working can be boring, so how to make the space where you may spend lots of hours motivated and interesting is very important. Develop your personal style and give a fresh feel on your home office right now! Here are some smart tricks and tips to help complete your great project!

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Photo from Roger Davies


1. Add colors


Plain colors always don’t make you feel inspired or creative, so add some different colors to your office can be a great idea. For example, you will find that you can add a real punch of fresh color by painting just one wall of your home office, or a few new paintings, a new rug or even colorful accessories can make difference. Green plants or flowering ones also add color. Any change in color will add interest and splash!

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2. Have a great desk

A desk really defines a space when it comes to home offices. This is the main area and the centerpiece that shows the style, taste while meeting your requirements, too. Why stick with a bland desk, when you can have a workspace that is far more fun to look at and use? For a piece of furniture that you spend a lot of time with, it is important to find the right desk that meets your requirements. 

Traditional bulky desks with multiple built-in drawers have well and truly become out-dated. If you want to save some space, a cool wall-mounted top is right what you need, and it will look minimalist.

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Photo from Dayna Winter

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MDF Board Computer Writing Study Desk
Computer Desk Study Workstation with Printer Shelf
4 Tier Storage Shelves Computer Desk

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Photo from IMGLAB

3. Choose proper lights


Poor lighting is often cited as one of the most common interior design mistakes. While poor lighting is sure to be stressful and annoying no matter what room you may be in, it can be especially problematic in a home office. Proper lighting makes a huge difference in productivity, energy and mood. Light can help you avoid eye strain, and boost your mood.

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Built in light sources are often the bane of the room. But in combination with the other light sources, an overhead light does a good job at “filling in” the places the lamps won’t cover. The task and ambient lights will probably be the easiest to integrate into an office environment. See if you can get a minimalist lamp or one that clips onto a surface, to save desk space.

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Elegant Sheer Shade Floor Lamp
3 – Light Brushed Chrome Finished Ceiling Light
Vintage Edison Multiple Ajustable Lighting

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4. Organize
A messy desk can increase stress, sap energy, and lower productivity. Your desk doesn’t need to too organized, but it should have some measure of organization so that you can find what you need easily. You can convert an awkward little nook into a home office by installing sturdy shelves. And stowing work materials in a basket under the desk is also a great idea.

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48″ Entryway Cubbie Wall Mounted Storage Shelf
59″ Spine Book Tower 11 Shelf Bookcase
Set of 3 Cube Wicker Rattan Storage Baskets

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Feel less stressed and more productive in an office that you love going to work in. Get inspired with our home office upgrade tips.